- Select All¶
Selects the whole layer. Shortcut Ctrl + A
Deselects everything (except for active Selection Mask). Shortcut Ctrl + Shift + A
Reselects the previously deselected selection. Shortcut Ctrl + Shift + D
- Invert Selection¶
Inverts the selection. Shortcut Ctrl + Shift + I
- Edit Selection¶
When a selection is active, this will switch the active layer to the global selection mask, and the active tool to the appropriate tool for editing the selection depending on whether it's vector or raster.
- Convert to Vector Selection¶
This converts a raster selection to a vector selection. Any layers of transparency there might have been are removed.
- Convert to Raster Selection¶
This converts a vector selection to a raster selection.
- Convert Shapes to Vector Selection¶
Convert a vector shape to a vector selection.
- Convert to Shape¶
Converts a vector selection to a vector shape.
- Display Selection¶
Display the selection. If turned off selections will be invisible. Shortcut Ctrl + H
- Show Global Selection Mask¶
Shows the global selection as a selection mask in the layers docker. This is necessary to be able to select it for painting on.
Scale the selection.
- Select from Color Range...¶
Select from a certain color range.
- Select Opaque¶
Select all opaque (non-transparent) pixels in the current active layer. If there's already a selection, this will add the new selection to the old one, allowing you to select the opaque pixels of multiple layers into one selection. Semi-transparent (or semi-opaque) pixels will be semi-selected.
- Select Opaque (Replace)
Only select the opaque pixels of the layer, regardless of selection.
- Select Opaque (Add)
Adds the new selection from opaque pixels to the current selection.
- Select Opaque (Subtract)
Subtracts the new selection from opaque pixels from the current selection.
- Select Opaque (Intersection)
Gets the intersection between the new selection from opaque pixels and the current selection.
- Feather Selection...¶
Feathering in design means to soften sharp borders. So this adds a soft border to the existing selection. Shortcut Shift + F6
- Grow Selection...¶
Make the selection a few pixels bigger.
- Shrink Selection...¶
Make the selection a few pixels smaller.
- Border Selection...¶
Take the current selection and remove the insides so you only have a border selected.
Make the selection a little smoother. This removes jiggle.